Art Smart


Welcome to the Great Artists Research Pathfinder for St. John's.  Here you will find books and websites that will help you with your studies in Art Appreciation.  For students visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this pathfinder will give you a good introduction to the men and woman who provide us with brilliant pieces of work.

Art Lesson plans:  Art lessons for all grade levels for Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet and more!

Artcyclopedia:  Brief introduction to major artists and their work.

Renaissance Period

Kids KonnectMichelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo Davinci, their work, their lives and the Renaissance period and much, much more!

Gilbert Stuart:  A simple technique to produce the effects of aging of paintings like in the portraits of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart.

Pablo Picasso

African ArtPablo Picasso was influenenced by African Art.  This is how he developed Cubism.

  Cubism Art Lesson Plan 

  Lesson Plan to make an African Mask (Plaster)


ARTEDventures:  Find famous artists and games to play.